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Michigan judge detains kids for refusing lunch with father

NBA - Fri, 07/10/2015 - 06:55
DETROIT (AP) — A Michigan judge sent three children to juvenile detention for refusing to have lunch or talk to their father after chastising them and their mother during a recent hearing in a years-long custody fight. And two weeks later, the children — ages 15, 10 and 9 — remained in custody. Court transcripts […]
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Michigan judge detains kids for refusing lunch with father

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 07/10/2015 - 06:55
DETROIT (AP) — A Michigan judge sent three children to juvenile detention for refusing to have lunch or talk to their father after chastising them and their mother during a recent hearing in a years-long custody fight. And two weeks later, the children — ages 15, 10 and 9 — remained in custody. Court transcripts […]

Arizona teacher and 12-year-old grandson die during hike

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 07/10/2015 - 06:53
An Arizona science teacher and his 12-year-old grandson were found dead after they went hiking in hot temperatures on an historic desert trail southwest of Phoenix, and the boy's efforts to save them failed, authorities said on Thursday. The bodies of Thomas Gillespie, 63, and Robert Miller, 12, were found on Wednesday night by deputies near the small town of Gila Bend, said Officer Chris Hegstrom, spokesman for the Maricopa County Sheriff's Office. Authorities believe Gillespie, who taught science at a high school for teenage parents in Tucson for the last 23 years, died from a medical emergency or from heat exposure, with temperatures in the area surpassing 100 degrees Fahrenheit (37.7 Celsius) at the time.

Zillow CFO leaving after nine years

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 07/10/2015 - 06:53
Zillow CFO Chad Cohen is departing the company in early August.
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Zillow CFO leaving after nine years

NBA - Fri, 07/10/2015 - 06:53
Zillow CFO Chad Cohen is departing the company in early August.
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Zillow CFO leaving after nine years

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 07/10/2015 - 06:53
Zillow CFO Chad Cohen is departing the company in early August.

Civil War-era soldier buried at San Diego national cemetery

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 07/10/2015 - 06:49

A rifle squad fires a salute at the conclusion of the ceremony as a bugler plays taps for Army Sgt. Charles Schroeter, who was awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor for gallantry in an 1869 battle during the Indian Wars, during a service with full military honors at Miramar National Cemetery, Thursday, July 9, 2015, in San Diego. Schroeter’s remains were located only recently, when the Congressional Medal of Honor Historical Society traced them to San Diego’s Greenwood Memorial Park, where they had rested since 1921. The remains were interred in an unmarked crypt, along with other unclaimed remains. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)SAN DIEGO (AP) — A Civil War-era Medal of Honor recipient forgotten in an unmarked grave for nearly a century finally got a funeral Thursday when he was given full military honors and reburied at a national cemetery.


Man gets 35 years in murder-for-hire plot against parents

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 07/10/2015 - 06:47

FILE - This 2012 law enforcement file photo provided by the Wyoming Department of Corrections shows Andrew Silicani. On Thursday, July 9, 2015, a judge sentenced Silicani to an additional 35 years behind bars for trying to hire a hit man to kill his mother and stepfather while incarcerated. (Wyoming Department of Corrections via AP, File)CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — A judge sentenced a Wyoming prison inmate Thursday to an additional 35 years behind bars for trying to hire a hit man to kill his mother and stepfather while incarcerated.


The Latest: Group to fight for Confederate license plates

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 07/10/2015 - 06:46

South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley signs Senate Bill 897 into law, Thursday, July 9, 2015, at the Statehouse in Columbia, S.C. The law enables the removal of the Confederate flag from the Statehouse grounds more than 50 years after the rebel banner was raised to protest the civil rights movement. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The latest on the Confederate flag debate in the South Carolina (all times local):


United pilot flushed bullets down toilet on plane

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 07/10/2015 - 06:43
He forgot they were in his bag on flight to Germany, which has strict gun laws.
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United pilot flushed bullets down toilet on plane

NBA - Fri, 07/10/2015 - 06:43
He forgot they were in his bag on flight to Germany, which has strict gun laws.
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United pilot flushed bullets down toilet on plane

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 07/10/2015 - 06:43
He forgot they were in his bag on flight to Germany, which has strict gun laws.

Country music acts quietly abandon Confederate flag

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 07/10/2015 - 06:41

FILE - In this Nov. 2, 2009 file photo, John Rich of the musical group, Big & Rich, performs at a rally for 23rd Congressional District candidate, Doug Hoffman, in Watertown, N.Y. Mainstream country music has been quietly distancing itself from the Confederate flag for years, but as the debate reignites following a massacre at a black church in South Carolina on June 17, country artists still struggle to articulate their feelings about the flag’s history and symbolism. Rich told Fox News’ Sean Hannity that he agreed with South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley’s call to remove the Confederate flag from the state capitol. (AP Photo/Heather Ainsworth, File)NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Confederate flag was once a familiar symbol in country music, representing the rural South and the renegade spirit of artists such as David Allan Coe and Hank Williams Jr.


Country music acts quietly abandon Confederate flag

Yahoo! Music News - Fri, 07/10/2015 - 06:41

FILE - In this Nov. 2, 2009 file photo, John Rich of the musical group, Big & Rich, performs at a rally for 23rd Congressional District candidate, Doug Hoffman, in Watertown, N.Y. Mainstream country music has been quietly distancing itself from the Confederate flag for years, but as the debate reignites following a massacre at a black church in South Carolina on June 17, country artists still struggle to articulate their feelings about the flag’s history and symbolism. Rich told Fox News’ Sean Hannity that he agreed with South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley’s call to remove the Confederate flag from the state capitol. (AP Photo/Heather Ainsworth, File)NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Confederate flag was once a familiar symbol in country music, representing the rural South and the renegade spirit of artists such as David Allan Coe and Hank Williams Jr.


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Greek government offers sweeping proposal to creditors

NBA - Fri, 07/10/2015 - 06:40
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece finally met a deadline that counted on Thursday and made a series of sweeping proposals that its creditors needed by midnight to set off a mad rush toward a weekend deal to stave off a financial collapse of the nation. The package met longstanding demands by creditors to impose wide-ranging […]
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Greek government offers sweeping proposal to creditors

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 07/10/2015 - 06:40
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece finally met a deadline that counted on Thursday and made a series of sweeping proposals that its creditors needed by midnight to set off a mad rush toward a weekend deal to stave off a financial collapse of the nation. The package met longstanding demands by creditors to impose wide-ranging […]

Mother visits site where officer fatally shot unarmed son

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 07/10/2015 - 06:40

Judy Scott, grieves Thursday, July 9, 2015, at the site where her son, Walter Scott, was shot and killed on April 4 by North Charleston police officer Michael Slager, in North Charleston, S.C. Slager is charged with murder and could face life in prison without parole if convicted. (AP Photo/Mic Smith)NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Judy Scott prayed and wept Thursday as she viewed for the first time the site where her son Walter was shot and killed by a North Charleston police officer three months ago.


NYPD making some undocumented stops, monitor report says

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 07/10/2015 - 06:40
NEW YORK (AP) — The federal monitor overseeing changes to the New York Police Department's stop-and-frisk policy said Thursday the reform effort is moving in a positive direction, but some officers now avoid making or documenting stops, possibly because they fear legal and departmental reproach.

Montana tribe breaks off talks over drilling on sacred land

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 07/10/2015 - 06:37
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — An American Indian tribe in Montana has taken the rare step of breaking off formal talks with the U.S. government and a Louisiana company that has been seeking for decades to drill for natural gas on land considered sacred by the Blackfeet people.

Quiz of the week's news

BBC World News - Fri, 07/10/2015 - 06:32
Which country has warned against taking dangerous selfies?
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